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Statement on George Soros's Visit to Burma
January 4, 2012
Visiting Burma in his capacity as a philanthropist and supporter of open society around the world, Soros met with a range of people involved in the reform process, including President U Thein Sein and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
New Approach to Expanding the School Day Launches Nationally
Press Release
December 15, 2011
Students in Baltimore, New Orleans, and New York City are reaping the benefits of a longer school day and a range of new learning opportunities through a national expanded school day initiative.
Christopher Stone Selected to Lead Open Society Foundations
Press Release
December 7, 2011
The Open Society Foundations today announced the appointment of Christopher Stone as its next president, effective July 2012.
Open Society Foundations and Echoing Green Launch Black Male Achievement Fellowship
Press Release
December 2, 2011
The Open Society Foundations and Echoing Green have established a new fellowship program for individuals dedicated to improving the life outcomes of black men and boys in the United States.
EU Member States Must Not Let Euro Zone Crisis Weaken Commitments to Roma
Press Release
November 8, 2011
George Soros and members of the European Parliament gathered in Brussels to encourage member states to stand firm behind an agreed blueprint for ending discrimination against the Roma and improving their educational, housing, and employment opportunities and access to quality health care.
Root Cause and Open Society Foundations Campaign for Black Male Achievement Launch Leadership and Sustainability Institute
Press Release
October 5, 2011
To bolster the efforts to improve the life outcomes of black males in the U.S., Root Cause and the Open Society Foundations Campaign for Black Male Achievement are launching a Leadership and Sustainability Institute.
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Africa Should Be Wary of U.S. Propaganda on Intellectual Property
Brett Davidson
February 3, 2012
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The United States is telling African leaders that adopting stringent intellectual property policies will promote African growth through innovation. In reality, Africa has far more to lose from stricter intellectual property regulation, especially when it comes to access to generic medicines and educational resources.
Open Society Time: Open Society Foundations Highlights, 1979–2010
2011
Brief texts and rich photography feature the people and communities that the Open Society Foundations have worked with to nurture and defend justice and human rights, freedom of expression, and access to public health and education.
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